Εκδήλωση

20th Annual EPP Group Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions

From understanding to cooperation. Promoting interfaith encounters to meet global challenges.
07/12/2017 - 09:00
- 08/12/2017 - 12:30
Τελευταία ενημέρωση: 08/12/2017 - 13:21
Zagreb, Croatia

20th Annual EPP Group Intercultural Dialogue, Zagreb.

The aim is to promote interfaith encounters to meet global challanges. The main themes of the discussion will be the role of religion in the European integration process, the current migration and refugee crisis and its consequences on society and culture, and cooperation possibilities for mutual understanding.

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Πέμπτη
Παρασκευή
Thursday
09:00
Opening
Ομιλητές
György HÖLVÉNYI, Co-Chairman of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue
Jan OLBRYCHT, Co-Chairman of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue
Dubravka ŠUICA, Head of the Croatian Delegation of the EPP Group in the European Parliament (EP)
Welcome messages
Ομιλητές
Mairead McGUINNESS, First Vice-President of the European Parliament responsible for dialogue with religions
Joseph DAUL, President of the European People’s Party
Andrej PLENKOVIĆ, Prime Minister of Croatia
Sessions I and II: The role of religion in the European integration process: expectations, potentials, limits
Session I - Memories and lessons learned during 20 years of Dialogue
Co-Chairs:
Ομιλητές
György HÖLVÉNYI, Co-Chairman of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue
Jan OLBRYCHT, Co-Chairman of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue
Opening message
Ομιλητές
Alojz PETERLE, Formerly responsible for the Interreligious Dialogue in the EPP Group
Interventions
Ομιλητές
Gordan Jandroković, Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
Joseph Daul, President of the European People’s Party
Vito Bonsignore, Former Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group responsible for Islam dialogue
Mons Prof Tadeusz Pieronek, Chairman of the International Krakow Church Conference Organising Committee
Stephen Biller, Former EPP Group Adviser responsible for Interreligious Dialogue
Discussion
Session II - New challenges
Chair
Ομιλητές
Jan OLBRYCHT, Co-Chairman of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue
Opening message
Ομιλητές
Othmar KARAS, Formerly responsible of the Interreligious Dialogue in the EPP Group
Interventions
Ομιλητές
Dražen Bošnjaković, Croatian Minister of Justice and President of the Committee for relations with the religious communities
Rev Olivier Poquillon OP, General Secretary of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the EU (COMECE)
Rev Manuel Enrique Barrios Prieto, Director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations at the Spanish Bishops’ Conference, Madrid
Rev Laurent Basanese SJ, Director of the Centre for Interreligious Studies at the Jesuit University ‘Gregoriana’ of Rome
Discussion
16:30
Session III: The current migration and refugee crisis and its consequences on society and culture
Chair
Ομιλητές
György HÖLVÉNYI, Co-Chairman of the EPP Group Working Group on Intercultural Activities and Religious Dialogue
Opening message
Ομιλητές
Elmar BROK, Former Chairman of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee
Interventions
Ομιλητές
Archbishop Habib Hormuz Al-Naufali, Chaldean Catholic Archdiocese of Basra, Iraq
Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Croatian Minister of Culture
Péter Heltai, Ambassador-at-Large, Hungary Helps Programme, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary
Rev Piotr Mazurkiewicz, Professor of Political Sciences in Warsaw, former General Secretary of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the EU (COMECE)
Rabbi Avi Tawil, Director of the European Jewish Community Centre (EJCC)
Official Conclusions

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